Options Surface Noise with Joe McGasko: Playlist from October 18, 2009 Options

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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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Options October 18, 2009: FREEFORM: Feel Like Going Home

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New
Van Morrison  Astral Weeks   Options Astral Weeks  Warner Brothers  1990  CD  From 1968   
The Habibiyya  The Eye-Witness   Options If Man But Knew  Sunbeam  2007  CD  From 1972   
Ahmad Zahir  Chashem Ba Rahat Dil Ba Yadat   Options Afghan Star Original Soundtrack  Silva Screen  2009  CD    *  
Wadih Essafi  Aandak Baharia Ya Rayess   Options Psych Funk 101: A Global Psychedelic Funk Curriculum  World Psychedelic Funk Classics  2009  CD  From 1974  *  
Joe Roland  Easy Living   Options The Vibraphone Players of Bethlehem Vol. 2  Bethlehem Jazz  1994  CD  Repeated several times owing to technical difficulties. But, hey, it's great! (Original LP was recorded in 1955.)   
 
Betty Davis  Shut Off the Light   Options Nasty Gal  LIght in the Attic  2009  CD  From 1975  *  
Marvin Gaye  Got to Give It Up (Part 1)   Options The Master 1961-1984  Motown  1995  CD  From 1977   
A Taste of Honey  Midnight Snack   Options Beauty and the Boogie  EMI  1997  CD  From 1982   
Gwen McRae  Let's Straighten It Out   Options Soul Beats Vol. 4: Collection of Rare Grooves and Break Beats  Lost and Found  1999  LP  From 1978   
Barbara Lynn  I'll Suffer   Options Here Is Barbara Lynn  Water  2009  CD  From 1968  *  
Betty Harris  There's a Break in the Road   Options Shake What You Brought! Soul Treasures From The SSS International Label  Sundazed  2005  CD  From 1969   
Bernard "Pretty" Purdie  Soul Drums   Options Soul Drums  Sony  2009  CD  From 1967  *  
 
Blue Cheer  Fortunes   Options Outside Inside  Akarma  1999  CD  From 1968; bonus track on reissued version of the album   
Anvil  I Want You Both (with Me)   Options Hard 'N' Heavy  Attic  1981  LP     
Liz Berg with the Hoof and Mouth Sinfonia  Cherry Bomb   Options Hoof and Mouth Sinfonia 2005  WFMU  2005  CD-R     
De Cylinders  We Must Pay   Options   Sing Sing  2009  45  From 1980  *  
 
Blue Ash  Abracadabra (Have You Seen Her?)   Options   Mercury  1973  45  R.I.P. Bill Bartolin   
Silicon Teens  Memphis, Tennessee   Options   Mute  1979  45     
Gary Glitter  I Love You Love Me Love   Options   Bell  1973  45     
Audience  Indian Summer   Options   Elektra  1971  45     
The Herd  Sweet William   Options   Fontana  1967  45     
Mel and Tim  Good Guys Only Win in the Movies   Options   Bamboo  1969  45     
Dusty Springfield  Breakfast in Bed   Options   Atlantic  1968  45     
The Platters  Ebb Tide   Options   Mercury  1960  45     
 
The Clean  In the Dream Life U Need a Rubber Soul   Options Mister Pop  Merge  2009  CD    *  
Yum Yum  Apiary   Options Dan Loves Patti  Tag/Atlantic  1996  CD     
My Bloody Valentine  Don't Ask Why   Options Glider  Sire  1990  CD     
Yo La Tengo  More Stars Than There Are in Heaven   Options Popular Songs  Matador  2009  CD    *  
The Feelies  When Company Comes   Options The Good Earth  Bar None  2009  CD  From 1986  *  
Múm  Hullabbalabbaluu   Options Sing Along to Songs You Don't Know  Euphono  2009  CD    *  
 
Tony Joe White  Even Trolls Love Rock and Roll   Options The Best of Tony Joe White  Warner Brothers  1993  CD  Originally from "The Train I'm On" from 1972   
Roy Head  Dismal Prisoner 0613   Options Dismal Prisoner  TMI  1972  LP     
Bobbie Gentry  Mississippi Delta   Options Ode to Billie Joe  Capitol  1967  LP     
Hap Palmer  Out to the Country   Options Creative Movement and Rhythmic Expression  Activity Records, Inc.  1971  LP     
JIm Ford  Go Through Sunday   Options The Unissued Capitol Album  Bear Family  2009  CD  Recorded in 1970  *  
Stone Country  Magnolias   Options Stone Country  Rev-Ola  2007  CD  From 1968   
Charlie Rich  Feel Like Going Home (demo)   Options Oxford American 10th Anniversary Collection  Oxford American  2008  CD     

Listener comments!

  Sun. 10/18/09 3:05am Sue:

Hey, Joe! Good morning! Welcome to Sunday!
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:07am Joe:

Wow, Sue! I can't believe you are following me into the early night! It's so cool!
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:10am Sue:

Yeah, man, you know it. How's your night going so far?
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:10am R!SKY:

DO IT JOE!!! DO IT!
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:14am Joe:

Hey, R!sky, I'm doin' it, I swear! Sue, I'm feeling pretty good for my first nighttime show in a long time. How are you feeling?
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:18am Sue:

I'm feeling alright. Glad to hear your tunes, man :)
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:20am Joe:

Thanks, Sue! Really happy to be here playin' 'em for you!
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:31am Nick the Bard:

The station didn't blow up or anything did it? (Looks like 91.1 is off the air right now, for at least tlast, 10-15 minutes or so)
  Sun. 10/18/09 3:34am Joe:

Hey, guys--Sorry for the extended loungey affair, but the FM signal seems to be down and we're trying to figure out the problem. Hang in there!
  Sun. 10/18/09 4:26am Héctor:

Morning, Joe!
  Sun. 10/18/09 4:26am osvi:

Liz Berg is soooo cute!
  Sun. 10/18/09 4:28am Joe:

Hey, Hector! Hey Osvi! Liz is not only adorable, she sings the hell out of that song! I now prefer it to the original.
  Sun. 10/18/09 5:37am DV Bay State:

I think I could even stomach drinking in a strip joint if Tony Joe White was carrying-on like this. Yes... deep funk and grindin' grannies.
  Sun. 10/18/09 5:48am Joe:

I love Tony Joe. The Roy Head was written by him, too.
  Sun. 10/18/09 5:55am DV Bay State:

That Stone Country track is a contender for weirdest bass line ever.
  Sun. 10/18/09 10:55am Mike Sin:

Another great "single file" segment! I must ask where/when you scored the Blue Ash 45?!
  Sun. 10/18/09 11:12am Joe M.:

Hey, Mike! Glad you liked it. Don't cry, but I found a promo copy for 50 cents in a stack of DJ promos some guy was selling at the Wayne record show last Saturday. It's minty fresh! Hope it sounded as good as it looks.
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